Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, which includes the latest news from CCJR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians.

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Hip arthroplasty pioneer calls for continued progress in surgery, research

December 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — The incorporation of antibiotics in crosslinked polyethylene is among the advances that may be in store in the future for hip…
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Handheld hip navigation provided real-time positioning data, decreased fluoroscopy time

December 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — The amount of fluoroscopy time was greatly reduced during direct-anterior approach total hip arthroplasty when surgeons used a…
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Impacted, morselized graft restores hip biomechanics in acetabular protrusio

December 15, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Templating, bone grafting and using a rim-fitting porous cup are effective for addressing primary or secondary acetabular…
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Dual-mobility cups may mitigate dislocation in primary, revision settings

December 15, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Initial results with a dual-mobility acetabular cup for hip instability achieved by an investigator and his colleagues show the…
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Fluid, pain and nausea management may lead to rapid rehabilitation after TJA

December 14, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rapid rehabilitation may be possible by appropriately managing fluids, pain and nausea in patients undergoing total joint…
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Ceramic femoral heads may be more advantageous vs cobalt-chrome femoral heads for THA

December 14, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Ceramic femoral heads have an advantage over cobalt-chrome femoral heads for total hip arthroplasty, according to a presented…
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Focus on the patient, implant and surgery will support a long-term TJA

December 14, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Attention to the entire triad of joint arthroplasty variables, which include the patient, implant and surgeon, will move modern…
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Revision TKA yields greater range of motion, lower recurrence rate of stiffness

December 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla.  — Patients who underwent revision total knee arthroplasty for treatment of a stiff knee experienced better range of motion…
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Opioid use increasing in US patients for pain management prior to TKA

December 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In the United States, the opioid use epidemic continues to rise among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, according to…
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VIDEO: Presenter addresses concerns about the use of spacers during arthroplasty

December 21, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, discussed concerns about the use of…